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RTA launches Student Parking cards


Subscription cards will allow students to park in public parking lots within 500 metres of their educational institutions.

RTA launches Student Parking cards

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the issuance of a subscription card branded ‘Student Parking’.

Usama Al Safi, Director of Parking at RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency said, the ‘Student Parking’ card is issued to students of universities and higher academic institutions in Dubai and entitles them to use public parking lots around campuses within a 500-metre radius, bearing codes A, B, C and D, against a fee of Dh300 for three months.

Documents required for ‘Student Parking’ card are:

  • Approved certificate the applicant is a student of Dubai university/college.
  • Driving licence.
  • Vehicle ownership card in the name of the applicant or first/second-degree relatives.

The parking card has specific details of validation such as: vehicle registration number, type of card, validity date, authorised areas.

Maximum of three vehicles can be added to a single card providing that it is used for only one vehicle at a time. The card should be displayed on the vehicle windscreen to avoid offences and is invalid for use in reserved slots or designed for other entities or categories.

Students interested in getting the parking card can get in touch with the RTA’s customer service centre by calling 8009090 or by visiting the website www.rta.ae

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